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2017-2018 Scholarship Schemes for Indian and International Students to Study Bachelors, Masters and Summer Programs in Abroad

Study abroad is an expensive affair; especially, for the Indian students. But, there are several scholarship and fellowship schemes to support the inetrnational students while studying abroad. The tricks are to apply for the relevant schemes after checking the eligibility criteria, and to submit the applications well before the deadlines. Let’s have a look at the upcoming deadlines for the 2017-2018 scholarship schemes for Indian and International Students to study Bachelors, Masters and Summer Programs in abroad.

2017-2018 Scholarship Schemes for Indian and International Students to Study Bachelors, Masters and Summer Programs in Abroad

International Merit Scholarships for Undergraduate Studies

Awarding Body: Iowa State University (USA)

Amount: $4, 000 – $8, 000 per year (renewable)

Deadline: March 1, 2017 (for Fall 2017)

Eligibility Criteria:
– Incoming international freshmen applicants and international transfer applicants with fewer than 66 transferrable semester credits.
– Minimum GPA 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0)
– SAT is not required, but advantageous
– CV (listing all achievements)
– Letter of Recommendation
– A 500-word essay

For more information,  click here.

Scholarships for International Undergraduate Students

Awarding Body: University of Buffalo (USA)

Amount: $2, 000 – $10, 000 per year (renewable)

Deadline: March 15, 2017

Eligibility Criteria:

– Open to only full-time freshman international students
– Ideally applicants should possess 88% in High School and above average SAT/ACT scores.

For more information,  click here.

Tara and Jasubhai Mehta Fellowships for Summer Program in Mathematics PROMYS) at Boston University (USA)

PROMYS is a 6-week challenging summer program at the Boston University. The course is designed for the motivated high school students to explore the in-depth world of mathematics in a supportive and creative community. PROMYS 2017 will run from July 2 – August 12, 2017.

Awarding Body: Nick Nash, Phalgun Raju, the Indira Foundation and Morph.org

Eligibility Criteria: Talented high school students from India (Indian citizens only) in the age range of 15 – 19.

Amount Covered: The fellowship will cover Tuition Fees, Accommodation, Meals, return airfare, visa application fees and books (as per the program requirement).

Deadline: April 1, 2017

For more details,  click here.

Global Excellence Graduate Scholarship – South Asia

Awarding Body: University College Dublin (Ireland)

Amount Covered: 100% (7 schemes) & 50% (7 schemes) of Tuition Fees

Deadline: February 28, 2017 (applicants must submit complete applications by this date)

Subjects Covered: All Master programs; excluding MBA, joint Masters, Clinical and Online programs.

Eligibility Criteria:

– Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit along with a holistic review of their scholarship application

– Applicants should be citizens and currently resident in one of the following South Asian countries, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Mauritius, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Réunion and Seychelles

For more information,  click here.

V. V. Giri Global Excellence Scholarship – India

Awarding Body: University College Dublin (Ireland)

Amount Covered: 100% of Tuition Fees

Deadline: February 28, 2017 (applicants must submit complete applications by this date)

Subjects Covered: All Master programs excluding MBA, joint Masters, Clinical and Online programs.

Eligibility Criteria:

– Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit along with a holistic review of their scholarship application

– Applicants should be citizens and currently residing in India

For more information,  click here.

Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships – India & Latin America

Awarding Body: University of Queensland, School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences (Australia)

Amount Covered: 50% of Tuition Fees

Deadline: March 31, 2017 (Program will commence in July 2017)

Subjects Covered: Master of Biotechnology, Master of Molecular Biology and Master of Bioinformatics

For more details,  click here.

IFA Paris Scholarships for Fashion Studies (UG & PG)

Awarding Body: IFA Paris (France)

Amount Covered: 100%, 40% and 20% of Tuition Fees

Deadline: May 31, 2017

Subjects Covered:

– Bachelor of Fashion Design & Technology
– Bachelor of Visual Merchandising
– Bachelor of Fashion Marketing
– MA in Contemporary Fashion Design
– MBA in Luxury Brand Management
– MBA in Fashion Business
– MBA in Global Fashion Media
– MBA in Perfume & Cosmetics Management

For more information,  click here.

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Program

Awarding Body: Aga Khan Foundation

Amount Covered: 100% of Tuition Fees

Deadline: March 31, 2017 | March 13, 2017 (for students from Bangladesh) and March 16, 2017 (for students from India & Pakistan)

Subjects Covered: All Postgraduate (Masters & PhD) programs.

Selection Criteria:
– Candidates must possess excellent academic track record, demonstrate genuine financial need, and must obtain admission at a very reputed university, or must study a program that is relevant to the Aga Khan Foundation’s focus areas.

Notes:

– The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only.
– Funding for PhD programmes is only provided for the first two years of study, after which the students are expected to find alternative sources of assistance.
– Half of the scholarship amount is considered as a loan, which must be reimbursed with an annual service charge of 5%. A guarantor is required to co-sign the loan agreement. The payback period is five years, starting six months after the study period funded by the Aga Khan Foundation.

For more information,  click here.

Goa Education Trust Scholarships (Now Open to all Indian Nationals)

Awarding Body: The Goa Education Trust in association with the British Council

Amount Covered: Full and partial tuition fees

Deadline: May 10, 2017

Eligibility Criteria: The candidate:
– must get admitted to a suitable Masters program in the UK, commencing in September/October 2017
– have an excellent academic track record and extra-curricular achievements

For more information,  click here.

Partial Scholarships for International Students (Bachelors and Masters)

Awarding Body: University of York (UK)

Amount Covered: 25% of Tuition Fees

Deadline: April 30, 2017

Subjects Covered: All Undergraduate (including MBBS) and Postgraduate Taught programs

Notes: Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.

Fore more information, send an email to international@york.ac.uk

Masters Scholarship in High Performance Computing

Awarding Body: University of Edinburgh (UK)

Amount: GBP 4, 750 (to be deducted from the tuition fees)

Deadline: May 1, 2017

Subjects Covered: M.Sc. In High Performance Computing and M.Sc. In High Performance Computing with Data Science.

For more details,  click here.

About Author Tanmoy Ray

I have got a Molecular Pharmacology background with 5 years of research experience in the fields of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cancer Biology, Biomarkers, and Drug Discovery. I did my Masters from the UK (Aston University) and have worked at University of Oxford (UK), Utrecht University (Netherlands), University of New South Wales (Australia) and MeetUniversity (India). Currently, I am working with Stoodnt Inc. as a Career Adviser & Admission Counselor. I can be reached at tanmoy.ray@stoodnt.com

Author: Tanmoy Ray

I am a Career Adviser & MS Admission Consultant. Additionally, I also manage online marketing at Stoodnt. I did my Masters from the UK (Aston University) and have worked at the University of Oxford (UK), Utrecht University (Netherlands), University of New South Wales (Australia) and MeetUniversity (India).

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